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Supporting survivors: What the WGAC can, cannot do for CSU students
Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director • December 6, 2022

Popular media often portray the college years as the best time of life. Movies and TV shows have developed high expectations that bring young...

If Rams took care of Rams, this wouldnt happen on college campuses: A survivors experience with the Title IX justice system
'If Rams took care of Rams, this wouldn't happen on college campuses': A survivor's experience with the Title IX justice system

Editor's Note: Trigger warning: This story contains graphic depictions of sexual assault. All names have been changed.  Belle Simonds considered...

(Graphic Illustration by Christine Moore-Bonbright | The Collegian)
This week in ASCSU: housing concerns, approval for CPR training funds

The Associated Students of Colorado State University held the 15th meeting of the 52nd senate Nov. 30. After a new senator was sworn into...

(Graphic Illustration by Malia Berry | The Collegian)
Update: Board of Governors announces Amy Parsons as presidential finalist

The Colorado State University System Board of Governors has announced Amy Parsons as the sole finalist for the presidential position. "Amy...

Colorado pediatric hospitals experience surges in RSV
Colorado pediatric hospitals experience surges in RSV

Nov. 11, Gov. Jared Polis extended the COVID-19 disaster declaration to better support hospitals in Colorado with an abnormal influx of cases...

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Wendy Koenig and her Olympic counterpart Pamela Greene in the 1976 Olympics.
Life and Culture
The race for equality: 50 years of Title IX impact at CSU
Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director • December 7, 2022

Today's Colorado State University women's basketball team is the pinnacle of Ram pride. However, this wasn’t the case before the 1970s; in...

Intersectionality in feminism is crucial to a better movement
Life and Culture
Intersectionality in feminism is crucial to a better movement
Emmalee Krieg, Staff Reporter • December 6, 2022

With this year being the 50th anniversary of Title IX, it's worth recognizing other topics within feminism that have gained prominence, such...

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Colorado State senior Will Davis lights up his bong on the balcony of his apartment in Fort Collins Nov 3. Its important to layer up before going outside to smoke.
Cannabis
Tips for smoking in the Colorado cold
Miles Buchan, Staff Reporter • December 8, 2022

As you already know or will soon learn, Colorado's winter conditions can be brutal and unforgiving. If there’s one thing I know for sure, though,...

Because I Got High: In-N-Out secret menu and thermostat hot box
Cannabis
Because I Got High: In-N-Out secret menu and thermostat hot box
Guest Author • December 7, 2022

Editor’s Note: “Because I Got High” content consists of community story submissions and does not represent the views of The Collegian...

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Tusinski: CSUs womens hockey team deserves your support, not sexism
Opinion
Tusinski: CSU's women's hockey team deserves your support, not sexism
Dylan Tusinski, Staff Reporter • December 8, 2022
As someone who grew up playing hockey, I can tell you firsthand the sport has a real problem with sexism. It's time we talk about it.
Henry: Title IX should educate more on sex-based discrimination
Opinion
Henry: Title IX should educate more on sex-based discrimination
Brendan Henry, Staff Reporter • December 7, 2022
Title IX has undoubtedly helped equalize the playing field for genders in schools, but are government regulation and policy always effective at eliminating discrimination? Of course not. 
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Crystal Joys offers a beautiful selection of authentic gemstones, jewelry & home decor.

Crystal Joys has been in the Fort Collins downtown community since 2016 and has been a beloved favorite...

Title IX at CSU: A look back on Impact 50
Sports
Title IX at CSU: A look back on Impact 50
Karsyn Lane, Sports Director • December 7, 2022

Since 1972, Title IX  has guaranteed female athletes the right to equal opportunity in sports in federally funded educational institutions ranging...

McKenna Hofschild (4), Colorado State University guard, dances around University of Denver guard Emma Smith (0) at Moby Arena Dec. 6, 2022. Hofschild recorded a double-double and surpassed 1,000 career points in the Rams 85-54 win Tuesday night.
Sports
McKenna Hofschild surpasses 1,000 career points in dominating victory
Damon Cook , Staff Reporter • December 6, 2022

The Colorado State University women’s basketball team continued their dominance at home, beating the University of Denver Pioneers 85-54. The...

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Do Better CSU amplifies student voices
Arts and Entertainment
Do Better CSU amplifies student voices
Emmalee Krieg , Staff Reporter • December 7, 2022

Reporting interpersonal violence can be daunting, so having as many outlets and resources as possible is important for the well-being and equality...

Horoscopes Dec. 5-11
Arts and Entertainment
Horoscopes Dec. 5-11
Abby Flores, Staff Reporter • December 6, 2022

Horoscopes can be applied to your sun, moon and rising signs. Aries (March 21 - April 19): You are the leader everyone looks up to. After...

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Pro Tips for Managing Your Money as a College Student
November 17, 2022

Photo from CNBC College is a perfect time to develop money management skills and habits that will help pave the way for long-term financial...